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International Journal of Bipolar Disordersopen access

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Biological Psychiatry
Publisher Springer Open
Publication typeJournals
Scope International Journal of Bipolar Disorders is a peer-reviewed, open access online journal publishing contributions from the broad range of clinical, psychological and biological research in bipolar disorders. It collaborates with the International Group for the study of Lithium Treated Patients (IGSLi) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bipolare Störungen (DGBS), and serves as the official journal of these organisations. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders invites clinicians and researchers from around the globe to submit original research articles, short research communications, reviews, guidelines, case reports, study protocols and letters to the editor that help to enhance understanding of bipolar disorders. The journal makes all articles freely available to researchers worldwide, ensuring maximum dissemination of content. Content is published online continuously to provide timely communication to the community and keep publication times to a minimum.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Biological Psychiatry2019Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.807
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.763
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.807
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.643
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.672
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.207
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20158
Self Cites201627
Self Cites201720
Self Cites201823
Self Cites201914
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201437
Total Cites201572
Total Cites2016217
Total Cites2017216
Total Cites2018303
Total Cites2019306
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20141.400
External Cites per document20151.829
External Cites per document20163.333
External Cites per document20173.379
External Cites per document20183.373
External Cites per document20193.476
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20141.480
Cites per document20152.057
Cites per document20163.807
Cites per document20173.724
Cites per document20183.651
Cites per document20193.643
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20199
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201425
Citable documents201535
Citable documents201657
Citable documents201758
Citable documents201883
Citable documents201984
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents201412
Uncited documents201514
Uncited documents201612
Uncited documents201719
Uncited documents201817
Uncited documents201919
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201749
Cited documents201874
Cited documents201974
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